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OS1 Fire Safety


[F02-OS1.2]Applies to portion of Code text: “The building referred to in Sentence (1) is permitted to be of heavy timber construction or noncombustible construction used singly or in combination …”


Intent 1:

To limit the probability that, other than heavy timber, combustible construction materials within a storey of a building will be involved in a fire, which could lead to the growth of fire, which could lead to the spread of fire within the storey during the time required to achieve occupant safety and for emergency responders to perform their duties, which could lead to harm to persons.

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